Stories about Global

Mar 29 2018

VW's Tanoak bakkie concept is nothing like an Amarok

Having hinted for years at bringing a pickup to the USA market, Volkswagen took a step closer to doing exactly that as it unveiled the Atlas Tanoak at the New York Int...

Mar 28 2018

Syrian media say evacuations from eastern Ghouta increasing

The source said Moscow urged them to follow the example of Faylaq al-Rahman, another Islamist faction that agreed last week to withdraw from its zone in Ghouta after en...

Mar 28 2018

Cricket Australia Sends Smith, Warner and Bancroft Home, 'Significant Sanctions' Expected

While the four-match series, which South Africa lead 2-1 heading into the final test starting on Friday in South Africa's commercial capital, has produced sensational cri...

Mar 28 2018

FM: Turkey hopes European Union to be hearth of genuine democracy

But Sinjar's mayor, Ferhad Hiamd, voiced concerns that Turkey's threats could have a wider goal of strengthening its influence over regionally strategic Sinjar. But Jun...

Mar 26 2018

Catalan protesters clash with police over Puigdemont arrest

He was detained by police after he crossed the border into Germany from Denmark, Puigdemont's lawyer, Jaume Alonso-Cuevillas, wrote on Twitter . On October 1, 2017, ...

Mar 26 2018

French strikes over Macron reforms turn ugly

Public servants are angry over pay that has not kept up with inflation, while unions accuse Macron of wanting to take a sledgehammer to the public sector. "What this gove...

Mar 25 2018

Trump threatens to veto spending bill, raising specter of another shutdown

Trump also sought line-item veto authority for spending bills . David Perdue, R-Ga., who opposed the bill and speaks regularly to Trump. The episode further eroded the ...

Mar 25 2018

Former Playboy model says Trump tried to pay her after sex

Melania Trump wears a pink suit with nude Christian Louboutin pumps. The latest photo from the First Lady comes after she allegedly made an intriguing comment regardin...

Mar 25 2018

The first Winter Storm Warning of Spring, 2018

New Jersey recovers from 4th storm: By Thursday morning, State Police reported 516 motor vehicle accidents and 598 motorist aids. "The snow itself is not a threat at th...

Mar 25 2018

Gibraltar Brexit deal 'in coming months': Spanish PM

The latest stage of the Brexit drama has been accompanied by a marked lack of acrimony, largely thanks to Mrs May agreeing to most of Brussels' key demands . "In pract...

Mar 25 2018

2004 murder suspect extradited back to Abilene

Both were treated at the Queen and released, but are now unable to work due to their injuries, police said. Police said they arrested Allen and four other men in the a...

Mar 24 2018

Trump moves towards China tariffs in warning shot on technology transfer

In retaliation for the United States tariffs on steel and aluminum , China is considering levying an additional 15 percent tariff on U.S. products including dried fruit,...

Mar 24 2018

North and South Korea to Hold Preparatory Talks for Summit Meeting

Kim Jong Un's government sent a message to its southern neighbour accepting the invitation. Cho and Ri met at Panmunjom on January 9 to hold the two Koreas' first forma...

Mar 23 2018

Judge temporarily blocks 15-week abortion ban

U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves issued the temporary restraining order in response to a lawsuit filed on behalf of the Jackson Women's Health Organization, the sta...

Mar 22 2018

Members use tear gas to block vote in Kosovo parliament

Analysts estimate the party has used tear gas in parliament more than 15 times, always over the issue of border demarcation. Montenegro has already approved the deal....

Mar 22 2018

MS agriculture official named to Senate

Longtime Sen. Thad Cochran , who's 80, is retiring April 1 because of health problems. In 2011, she won office statewide as a Republican, switching parties after the Dem...

Mar 21 2018

How The ATF Investigates Bombings

Lee didn't have details about the size, weight or description of the package. Today's bombing may be a chilling sign for investigators, for this is the second detonat...

Mar 21 2018

USA: Uber's self-driving vehicle kills a pedestrian

The SUV was in autonomous mode at the time of the accident. The crash Sunday night in Tempe was the first death involving a full autonomous test vehicle. "We ...

Mar 20 2018

4th Austin, Texas bombing shows 'different level of skill'

Police said the difference between the fourth explosion and the previous three is that it was not created by a suspicious package left on a doorstep. "We've said from t...

Mar 19 2018

Turkey, Free Syrian Army take complete control of Afrin: Erdoğan

Meanwhile, Syrian forces have taken more than 80 percent of Eastern Ghouta, and a spokesperson from a main rebel faction told The Daily Star they were in "serious" negoti...